The Tokyo’s Skytree is the tallest tower in the world at 2,080 feet, and includes a broadcasting tower, restaurant, and an observation tower. So when building the Skytree, special precautions needed to be taken to protect against Japan’s notorious earthquakes.
This Is How Engineers Used Ancient Techniques To Protect Tokyo’s Skytree From Earthquakes!
Although it was built very recently, in 2012 to be precise, Japanese architects and engineers used ancient techniques to protect the tower from earthquakes. In the video below, the architects of the tower explain how the tower could be capable of withstanding the strongest possible earthquake Tokyo could face.
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